Old, larger candles on the left and new, smaller candles on the right.
Old, larger candle on the left and new, smaller candle on the right.
Old silk screen label on the left and new silk screen label on the right.
I'm worried that this is the new standard. These 7 day glass candles have already shrunk considerably from the 1990s. I blogged on this a couple of years ago, which you can ready by clicking HERE. I'm also worried because this will change the time they burn. The 7 day candles were originally made with high quality wax which meant they burned for about 9 days, as in novena candles. Then companies switched to this lower quality of wax which shortened the burning time to about 4 or 5 days. I wouldn't be surprised if these new candles only burn for 3 or 4 days. I think it's a form of ripping off the customer. I would rather they increased the price and kept the same, ideally original size they used to come in, rather than shrink the candles to sell them for the same price.